John Williams (4) ‎– Star Wars (A New Hope) (The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)

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RCA Victor ‎– 09026 68772-2, BMG Classics ‎– 09026 68772-2
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1-01 20th Century Fox Fanfare
Composed By, Conductor – Alfred Newman
0:23
1-02 Main Title/Rebel Blockade Runner 2:14
1-03 Imperial Attack 6:43
1-04 The Dune Sea Of Tatooine/Jawa Sandcrawler 5:01
1-05 The Moisture Farm 2:25
1-06 The Hologram/Binary Sunset 4:10
1-07 Landspeeder Search/Attack Of The Sand People 3:20
1-08 Tales Of A Jedi Knight/Learn About The Force 4:29
1-09 Burning Homestead 2:50
1-10 Mos Eisley Spaceport 2:16
1-11 Cantina Band 2:47
1-12 Cantina Band #2 3:56
1-13 Binary Sunset (Alternate) 2:19
2-01 Princess Leia's Theme 4:27
2-02 The Millenium Falcon/Imperial Cruiser Pursuit 3:51
2-03 Destruction Of Alderaan 1:32
2-04 The Death Star/The Stormtroopers 3:35
2-05 Wookiee Prisoner/Detention Block Ambush 4:01
2-06 Shootout In The Cell Bay/Dianoga 3:48
2-07 The Trash Compactor 3:07
2-08 The Tractor Beam/Chasm Crossfire 5:18
2-09 Ben Kenobi's Death/Tie Fighter Attack 3:51
2-10 The Battle Of Yavin 9:07
2-11 The Throne Room/End Title 5:38

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Re-released expanded edition of the original soundtrack album to coincide with cinematic re-release of original Star Wars Trilogy Special Editions. Contains previously unreleased music.
32-Page booklet including extensive liner notes, photographs and a recording log for the Star Wars scoring sessions.

Track 1-13b is hidden (although stated and explained on liner notes), starting at minute 5:00 of track 1-13, after 2 minutes of silence. It consists of five recorded takes of the "Main Title", presented consecutively with slate numbers and incidental noise; they were takes 16 through 20 of the original recording sessions. Track 1-02 is actually an edited version using portions from takes 18, 19 and 20. The total duration of track 1-13 (called "Archival Bonus Track") is 17:00.

Tracks previously unreleased: 1-08 (Learn About The Force), 1-13, 2-04
Tracks containing previously unreleased music: 1-05, 1-08 (Tales Of A Jedi Knight), 2-02 (Imperial Cruiser Pursuit)

Recorded at Anvil Studios, Denham, England, March 5, 8-12, 15, & 16, 1977
35mm Magnetic elements transferred at The North Room, Zanuck Theatre, Twentieth Century Fox Studios, Los Angeles, CA, April 1996
16-Track analog elements transferred at Trax, Hollywood, CA, May 1996
Digitally assembled and mastered at Digiprep, Hollywood, CA, April-June 1996

All music published by Bantha Music, Inc. (BMI)
Co-published by Warner-Tamerlane Publishing Corp. (BMI)

℗ & © 1997 Lucasfilm Ltd. Manufactured and distributed by BMG Entertainment, New York, NY. Printed in USA

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 0 9026-68772-2 5
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 1): 090266877221 1J13
  • Matrix / Runout (CD 2): 090266877222 2H11
  • Other (Mastering SID Code, CD1): JVC
  • Other (Mastering SID Code, CD2): IFPI L238
  • Other (Mould SID Code, both discs): IFPI 4101

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